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. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it has felt like early fall. >> the overnight lows were in the 40's and 50's. we will throw summer back into the picture. people want summer to hang on as long as possible. today and tomorrow, this is for you. we have a few high, thin clouds. 62 degrees at bwi. it warm up quickly. 88 today. the average high temperature is 81. mostly sunny skies all the way through this evening. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we really could use some rain. first we say good morning to kim and see what is happening on the roads. >> good morning. jennifere that ge franciotti is live on the scene at is causing some delays. take garrison avenue instead. there is an accident at edmundson at number carrollton. howard county, there's a road closures because of another fire. the alternate is cedar lane. report of a vehicle fire on northbound 97. we're watching out for that as well. this is the west side of the beltway at liberty road. no problems there to report. we switch over to 95
. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tropical storm hermine is losing steam as it moves through the southern u.s. the storm made landfall in northeast mexico yesterday with winds as high as 65 miles an hour. the area may have gotten lucky with the storm. right now there are no reports of serious injuries or major damage. >>> an out of control wildfires a burned dozens of homes in boulder, colorado. wind gusts quickly spread the blaze. more than 500 residents have been evacuated and 3,000 more are under mandatory evacuation. people living in the area said they are used to wildfires but this is something they had never seen before. >> once the fire storm hit, the flames were up about 200 neat in the air. >> the people, the houses, the pets, all the wildlife, it's devastating. >> the cause of the fire sun noafnlt officials said it's still too early to know how much of the fire has been contained. >>> the to military commander in afghanistan is warning against burning a copy of the koran. there was a plan to do it on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. it has also sparked protests from afghani people here in the u.s
that was a miscommunication and taxpayer approval is needed for the addition. right now 4th and 5th great students are using trailers, if approved construction on the addition is expected to start next summer and be ready in 2012. >>> a proposed islamic cultural center and mosque in new york city is nowhere near being built but it has become the focal point of an argument that some say goes beyond the fact that the site is near ground zero. they claim opposition to the project is founded in anti- muslim pyatt. true or not, t.j. winnik tells that the twin towers still cast a long shadow. >> reporter: as america counts down to the ninth anniversary of the september 11th terrorist attacks tensions at home and aproduce are being ratcheted up. most of the rhetoric centers on the planned islamic center and mosque 23 blocks from ground zero. >> when they built a mosque and teach what i said 14-year-old from hell, i decided someone should. >> reporter: he has been speaking out against islamic center and a christensenter he plans to build. other events are a protest at ground zero and a ceremony at another church in
asked them to send out messages to the world about the horror of the use of nuclear weapons. only those with firsthand experience can convey this. japan will coordinate with other countries and civil society to promote education on disarmament and non-proliferation issues. last december, demand -- japan's amended renewed determination toward the total elimination of nuclear weapons which was adopted in the general assembly with the united states as a co- sponsor for the first time. japan is determined to continue its efforts to strengthen the trend of broadening support for the resolution in the international community. steady implementation of the agreement of the conference in may is essential. japan and australia have coasted foreign ministers meeting on nuclear disarmament and non-poor operation on the opening of a new general assembly session. we have launched a new group dedicated to working toward a world without nuclear weapons. we intend to deep in discussions on reducing the role and a number of nuclear weapons and the world. -- in the world. i must make reference to the democ
with the president and joins us now from the u. good morning, bill. >> reporter: good morning, harry. the president will make a plea for mid east peace today. meanwhile at the white house, he expected midterm staff shake-up seems to be under way. president obama's inner circle appears to be moving on, out of the west wing. cbs news has learned david axelrod, his closest political adviser will move to chicago next spring to take part in the campaign for re-election in 2012, a potential replacement for him, press secretary robert gibbs. the dominos don't stop there. rahm emanuel, his chief of staff, may leave the white house as soon as next months. he's told colleagues he is very likely to run for mayor of chicago. gibbs told reporters on air force one i'm not going to rule anything in orot. he's in the process of thinking through what's best for rahm, as the president addresses the general assembly this week to focus on america's place as a global leader. >> now, let me be clear, the united states of america has been and will remain the global leader in providing assistance. we will not abandon thos
tracking the storr alllweek long. he joins us with a look at what kind of weather we will be >> national hurricane center issuing warnings for over the good news is that the ain brunt of the storm, eye of the storm, 175 to 00 mills off the coast llne. but stilllaffecting tte coastal regionn so we have tropical storm warnings for the beach areas. ocean city, stretching up to atlantic city. and also rahobeth and bethany beaches. a lot of folks traveling to the beaches thii weekend beccuse of the holiday. maybe wait a day. a day and a half. let the rrp currents die down. it could be treacherous. western edge of the chesapeake bay. advisories. coastal flood dvisories. flood stages 1 to 1 to 2 feet ae normal. looking at the radar. the first waveeof the rain bands starting to come n put it in motioo.3 you can see some of those in the eastern portions of irginia and maryland. %-hour winds.eye of the storm. categorr 2 storm. looking at that eye still well organized here as it wraps in the heavyyrain and gusty winds over the outer banks of the looks like the best part of3 thii, is that it is
spurred that the national and local level the u.s. will lose. what do you think? the numbers to call -- you can also e-mail us. and we are on twitter. "curb corruption or lose the war" from "the wall street journal." the author of "why vietnam matters. " he draws on his own experience in vietnam. he starts out by saying -- so, what do you think? curb corruption or losing the war? will that be putting the american effort in jeopardy in afghanistan? "the wall street journal" has this piece. the piece says -- our question for you this morning, is there a danger in the u.s. losing the war in afghanistan do to problems of corruption, and bought more perhaps by the cia, trying to do the right thing and aligning itself with informants, but did they take advantage of the system? "the washington post" has an excerpt modified from "obama's wars." uc and in this year, president obama visiting arlington national -- you see in this here, president obama visiting arlington national cemetery. the peace in "the washington post" says -- so, we are seeing a little bit of the behind-the-scenes give- an
vacation traffic. d.c. metro has the second worst gridlock in the nation. joining us from along the beltway, john townsend. good morning. >> good morning. >> i guess we can be glad we don't have the worst. >> we have the second worst. look at this on 95 and 495. the concourse of 95 and 495, absolute gridlock. this will take almost 45 minutes to untangle and if you're here and you don't see or hear us, your stuck in absolute gridlock. >> how much can we blame on this terrible traffic tuesday, back to school and back to work, as opposed to any other tuesday this time of year? >> well if you live in this area, you know it's been a bad summer. especially in summer with all of the construction going on. but now this is ground zero because everyone comes back to work, everybody is back from vacation and all of the school systems are operational today and that explains this next us of gridlock that we see here today and will feel throughout the area. think about this, there are 3 million workers in our area, 1.5 million of them will drive to work alone. 500,000 people on metro. and you have to inc
. for us, a front out to the west. going to clear things out. it's already very warm right now. but we've got a great weekend shaping up. take a look at the latest track as it moves away from the region. the 5:00 report in just a moment ago. category 1, barely with winds of 81. moving quickly off to the north and northeast, at 22 miles an hour. it's going to cross very close to eastern cape cod and eventually to nova scotia. you can see them beginning to shrink as it moves up north and northeast in our region. dryer conditions coming up. updates coming in. tim williams has the latest on any advisories which have just been lifted. >> they had issued tropical storm warnings. because the impact were impacting, of course, the delmarva. but now, as bob mentioned, as of 5:00, those warnings have been lifted. what you're seeing now we're seeing clear conditions, watches and watches and warnings, including tidal concerns. and wind conditions. winds are calming down a little bit. wuit means 12 to 15-mile-an- hour winds. and the northeasterly impact that the storm hadas it kicked those waves up
for the majority of us. you will see hillsdale road closed in both directions because of a two-alarm fire there. you can use garrison boulevard to get around. also in columbia, closed between shadow lane and watch chain way because of a fire there. traffic can get by using cedar lane. as we look at the beltway, here we are, traffic still very light, moving at a nice pace. no problems around 695. 83, 95, and 295 checking in clear at this time. megan and jamie, back to you. >> he calls it the most urgent task creating jobs and fixing the economy. president obama says he'll keep fighting to turn the economy around, but is spending $50 million the answer? emily schmidt is in washington this morning. >> this week's president obama is -- to slow the winning. >> i personally think, yes we can is more inspiring than no we can't. >> the washington post poll finds more people saying about the president, no, he hasn't. for the first time, most voters, 52% now disapprove of the way mr. obama is handling his job overall. more voters say the president made the economy worse. >> i am going to keep fighti
the maryland political scene. >> the green party candidatt in the race for u.s. senate is killed after she was hit by an suv. ú%apened while she was riding her bike. >> 5:30 sunddy morning. greee party candidate for the u.s. senate natasha pettigrew parked her car with bike in tow on the caapus of prince george's community college. first stop before heading out %-while riding south on 202, the avid bike rrder and tri-athlete was hii from behind by a woman driving a cadillac escalade. >> i aw smoke coming from the front of the suv. >> crystal hayes saw it all. >> pulled ooer, i didn't wantú them to notice e noticing them. -o kept going. >>the driver of theeescalade spee off. and drove for 4 miles to her ú%me. with the bicycle still lodged ú%derneath. left behind, natasha pettigrew with crystal by her side. >> she was lying in the roadd she was not responding..3 she was totally unconscious. that, you know, it was okay.3 told her that somebody was on the way. i told herrto keep breathing. >> tte med-acts arrived but natasha died this morning from the njuries. >> a spokesperson or ma
is in charge. that area of high pressure is getting a little bit closer to us. temperatures up close to 80 degrees. mid-80s tomorrow. for those of you that just assist on more summer, we have at least a couple more chances for 90-degree days before this week after labor day is done. >> still looks good all in all. >> we like it for now. >> thank you, chuck. >> all right. >> new today, a family in d.c. is facing a terrible loss this morning. an early morning fire burned their home. the two-alarm blazed happened on minnesota avenue northeast. derrick ward joins us live from northeast this morning with the latest. day, i understand the roof caved in because of the fire? >> reporter: indeed, it d. there was no one at home at the time and no one was injured. firefighters remain here as this fire on minnesota area just adjacent to the subway station. it happened almost five hours ago and just stopped smoldering. it was about 4:30 when it started to burn. neighbors were a wanged by faulty electrical service. lines burned and shorted out. neighbors tell us they came out and they were met by intens
from hurricane igor. this is 9 news now. >>> i'm bruce johnson and thanks for joining us this saturday night. we begin with a local crime spree that apparently came to an end. homes belonging to indian american families have been burglarized, 37 homes in all. the thieves are looking for gold. the mastermind is a woman from new york. >> reporter: that was her then, and this is her now. >> wow, finally, i believe like there's a justice system. >> reporter: 34-year-old melinda soto pleaded guilty to 37 burglaries, and stealing more than half a million dollars, mainly in family gold from indian americans in northern virginia. two other men, including her husband, have been charged. but that was hardly the case when i visited laha a year ago. $100,000 worth of diamonds, gold and other valuables snatched away. her community scared, paranoid and skeptical of everyone who came into their neighborhood. >> now, at least they can go to their house, sleep in their house. the house is a place where you live, and it was a hunting place. >> reporter: according to court documents, she found them by go
people in maryland are doing to prepare for us. >> rough surf and waves and ocean city are only a preview of what's to come, earl plowing through the caribbean and roaring ahead up the eastern seaboard expected to come close to maryland. >> we're monitoring the situation very closely. we have a heightened awareness, should it be necessary, we'll take protective mitigation efforts. >> this hurricane is very likely on the current track going to affect the beaches of ocean city and probably cause a lot of erosion and fair amount of damage. >> the governor says he's been in close contact with ocean city's mayor and decision should come by tomorrow on whether the town which will swell for quarter million people will be evacuated. >> we have to be on guard these storms can do a lot of damage. >> in 2003 the powerful his bell left $1 billion in damage in its wake. >> it was terrible. >> darrell lived through it. one of the hardest hit areas for more than 200 homes were destroyed. he is also watching for any potential flooding from earl. >> what's going to happen is going to happen, hopefully we'
to loss strength as it moves north, but officials are still arning that %-the u.s. because of the severe flooding. you should expect that there's go to be pounding rain, some high winds and very daagerous waves out there ii the coming days. livv frrm theport o!! the port , megan gilliland.3 fox 45 mor 45 morning news. >>> he marrlaad emergency agency is keepinn an eye on joel d smith is live ith the latest preparations. good morning, joel. >> repprter: good morning. patrice. they're looking at a lot of different maps. ú%en though ttis unlikell to come to our area here, and maybe not even hii the eastern shore so bad, you ggt to beeready. we have talked bout what youú should. we have is the ssuff laid out here right now. let's get to ed, and see what are you seeing onnthe most >> the most recent maa is keeping it 200 ilee out to sea. we will have issues with surf at ocean city and we will have ppoblems with swimming and we will have further problems this weee. -nd some issues with small coastal flooding.ú >> reporter: let's go through it quickly. winter or the hurricane, you're s
the car hit her and then took off. matt aklin joins us live. >> reporter: we took the family members off the camera who had just visited her in the hospital. they say she did not look good. doctors are not sure if she will recover. 24-year-old daniela was born in guatemala. most recently she lived and worked about a block from where she was hit around 8:00 saturday night. she was struck a few feet away from her boyfriend's home. >> i heard a thump. it sounded like a car hit another car. >> montgomery county police are doing all they can to find the driver of what they believe was a small dark sedan, possibly a honda. they say the force of the impact caused some damage and even a piece of evidence was left behind. >> it did leave the right-hand side exterior passenger mirror on the scene after it struck her. >> neighbors say this narrow stretch of carol avenue can be hazardous. many drivers ignore the speed limit we're told even with the school just across the street. >> i've seen a crossing guard almost get hit trying to cross the kids to school. so people don't go by the speed limit. >>
and his case alive. >> what i hope is that everyone would hear us. it is not just us. it is so many different teem that are crying out. that this has to stop. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> holmes was her nephew. she had a son, too. >> his name is reynard. they haven't caught anyone yet. i think about he's not here to be a father to his son. he has an 8-year-old. i think about i won't see him walk in my door no more. there is so much to think about. >> the injustice and the loss that these mothers and others are stuck with. right now they hope gatherings like this help send a message about their pain. >> this has got to stop. they are taking people's children. >> you-all taking people's children. you-all don't know what you are doing to people's family. >> so far baltimore police have solved half of its 148 murder. last year it solved about 60% of its 238 murders. at police head quarters, george lettis wbal-tv 11 news. >> while jamaal's family was praying, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the face. the victim was taken to a local hospital and at last check was in stable condition. >>
was craigslist was being used as a medium, as a vehicle for people to commit illegal acts. >> reporter: they removed the section from the site two weeks after attorneys general demanded its removal. doug is among 17 top trors who wanted craigslist to stop kaufrg what he called an online brothel. >> there were literally women for sale. it was an online brothel going on. we told craigslist, you have to stop this. this is facilitating crime. >>reporter: there have been numerous police investigations of victims who met their attackers on site. montgomery coun montgomery county firefighter met a 16-year-old girl who turned out to be an undercover officer. cathy lynn near told news 4, i am glad to hear the feature was removed. although there are many other places predators will look to exploit young victims, this takes at least one out of play. >> it's definitely a step in the right direction. >> reporter: in prince george's county numerous cases have been. >> host are human trafficking or child exploitation involving motels and such stem from craigslist interaction. >> reporter: darcy spenc
city. and man wale gale us has more. but first, let's go to adam may. >>> you name it, we have seen it here in ocean city. started rainy. then it was greery. now, it's sunny. big waves making for dangerous water conditions. >>> at the height of the storm, giant waves slammed into the beach. >> waves are probably some of the biggest i've ever seen. and it's pretty eerie. >> reporter: dangerous riptides prompted officials to prohibit swimming for a second day in a row. but some risked it anyway. >> it's crazy. >> one man was even arrested for skinny dipping with hurricane earl. there was no -- there there were no serious rescues at all during the hurricane. and it was almost like a tourist attraction, drawing people to the beach to see waves they've never seen like this in their lifetime. >> the waves are absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: the mayor says hurricane earl could have damaged beach front businesses, if not for a million dollars spent every year on beach front projects. they keep the dunes high and the water where it belongs. >> there were a lot of properties on the ocean f
yesterday. it reminds me of just how important it is for us to protect our nation. >> the soldiers say they are felt to fight -- proud to fight any day of the year. >> we are very fortunate to be here. there are people who would love to help those freedoms and have those opportunities. >> his unit is now on a bus heading for a debriefing. he should be back with his family for good about mid-week. >> nine years after the 9/11 attacks, the country paused to pay tribute in ceremonies around the country. services at ground zero, the pentagon, and shang still, pa., that the theme of reflection. >> on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, families gathered as they have every year in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. near ground zero, family members read each name of loved ones lost. >> my father. >> the public ceremony included personal and emotional tributes. family members, firefighters, and first responders walked down into the ground zero construction site carrying photographs and laying flowers on the reflecting pool. president obama spoke about the recent mosque cont
in baltimore county. police are investigating. one candidate affected -- she says someone used a box cutter or razor to cut out the middle of 12 per signs. she is running for baltimore county councilwoman. she claims it happen sometime between 2:00 and 9:00 a.m. this morning in pikesville. >> it is a malicious act. the signs are part of the democratic process. it is part of running for local government -- getting name recognition. it is distressing that people would go to these lengths. >> she says the sign should encourage people to vote to and replacing them will be difficult for her campaign. in baltimore county police have arrested a man they were looking for in connection with a violent home invasion. the 32-year-old was taken into custody earlier today on fairfax road in northwest baltimore. they are glad they recovered handguns and grenades that he had taken during the home in mission last month. three suspects are in custody in the stabbing of a man near penn station that happened earlier today. the 37-year-old man was walking on st. paul street when he was approached by three juven
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are dealing with a string of similar crimes. >>> good evening everyone thanks for joining us, i'm adam may. that robbery triggered another robbery alert on campus. more than a dozen have been issued by police this year that involve students and robberies. a college park student tackled by four people and robbed of his wallet early sunday morning. he suffered injuries to his face alarming several students that travel on campus. the robbery is more than a dozen involving students this year, at least seven students targeted in just the last week. >> one crime is too many. >> reporter: the new university police chief told wjz he wants increased reporting of off campus crimes hoping that awareness leads to safety. >> there's areas that are highly visited or they are places of gathering for students here. yes i'm going to report what's happening there in the way of crime alerts and the way of advisories to keep our students safe. >> reporter: that means sharing more information so it's eventually passed on to students. >> the students do their best, and police do their best but it's still going
just ahead. first, a quick peek at our forecast. kim martucci joins us now. finally we have a wet half to the weekend. >> we do. we needed this rain. we have been talking a six-inch plus rain fef sit. something is better than nothing. it should be out of here in time for tailgating and the game later number evening. we have 64 and at reagan international. the main band of rain coming through. it started through the overnight. a lot of tailgaters should be good as you get a head start over there. 64 is the temp. we'll take you to 73 with cloudy skies this afternoon. the drying trend is tee. >> all right. nats and redskins. >>> we are following a developing story out of baltimore. police issued an alert or an escaped inmate who could be in the washington area. paul palmer faked a medical emergency while being taken to jail. he is charged with attempted murder in a stabbing last month. he could be traveling with a woman in a silver kia spectra. if you know anything about this case you're urged to call 911. >>> after the release of an american hiker on saturday, a senior iranian prosecutor
th. it's 6:00. jessica kartalija in for don. sharon will check in with us in just a second. let's go to marty. >> clear skies this morning. sunshine through the day. 87 on its way to a high of 90f we get to 90 we'll break a record that goes back to 1988. it's very pleasant. >> hi, sharon. >>> a few issues to talk b luckily congestion isn't one. we have a vehicle on 97 northbound at portersfield road. we have accident in the clearing stage at north carrollton. we still have a two alarm fire that's blocking hillandale road. take oak ore garrett as your alternate. a second fire, a house fire in columbia. harmel drive is closed between shadow lane and watch chain. hickory is your best bet. there's a live look at the west side of the beltway looking good at liberty road. problem-free in and out of the ft. mchenry tunnel. you can always log on to wjz.com. back to you. >>> here's what people will be talking about today. massive flames take over several horse farms filled with thoroughbred horses. this happened at the charlestown race track in virginia. dozens of horses couldn't be saved. >>
. labor day weekend will turn out beautiful. many of us are doing the races around will region with cooler temperatures and drier weather. we'll take you to the south where foyer about a day and a half we maintain a category four strength that is a rarity for a storm. but it probably peaked out and went through an eye wall replacement psychocontext the eye is looking healthy this morning, about zero, five myers across. a solid shape of the storm. but you can see it's eroded away on the south side a little bit. some wind share has started to impact the storm. and you'll get more of that as it rolls up the coast. the 120-mile-an-hour sustained winds and expected to be off the coast of the carolinas. still a category three storm and watch it pull away from the shore lines. typically the storms do mimic the coastline. and once they start hitting the outer banks they start pulling away. and it is ocean city and the delaware beaches and up to new england and nova scotia will have a problem this weekend as well. we have light winds at five miles an hour. we'll take you off the coast of delaware.
a month ago and now h seems to be doing it within a matter of days. that concerns us. >> reporter: in each case the robber brandishes a knife, grabs cash from the register, and runs away. >> establishments seem to be centered around route 28. so anyone who shops or does business on route 28, we ask you to keep your eyes and ears open. call us if you see anything unusual. >> reporter: so far no one has been injuredn any of these robberies but police are concerned that the suspect could become violent. if you have any information or recognize the person in the surveillan video, you're asked to call police in loudoun or fairfax county. in ashburn, darcy spencer, news 4. >>> after almost five months there appears to an end in sight with bp's blownout oil well. we're taking a look. crews are pumping in cement to seal the well from the bought a.m. and officials say that has hardened just fine. pressure and weight test is all that's needed to be sure it's permanently closed. an announcement is expected to come today. >> the picture from underwater hasn't always been perfect but it's been interes
. >> terrific to have them here, it gives us all an opportunity to see both of the good teams. >> thousands did show up to cheer on their favorite maryland team right down to the wire. >> to the wide side. he did not make it, dobbs. >> reporter: that stop made navy's game, they the terps walked away with a 17-14 win fans walked away happy. >> it was a close game, thought navy had it but the terps came back in and screamed up. >> preston mitchum, abc the news. >> those interpret pans will be encouraged to walk with friends when they get back to college park after another attack on a student near campus. the assault this weekend is the latest in a string. cheryl conner joins us after talking with students. >> reporter: students have reported three separate incidents, campus police encourage them to walk in groups but even several students have been assaultd at one time. college students often feel invincible buttery sent attacks around college park make them vulnerable. >> it shows you you're never really safe. >> reporter: shannon palmer hangs out with her roommate at work so they don't have to
sector did add some encouraging news by adding at least 67,000 new jobs last month. >>> metro is using this long labor day weekend to make what it calls the largest maintenance project in its history. last night the transit agency closed five red line agencies. crews are making track repairs and upgrading cell phone communication access which was a congressional mandate. during the work, metro will offer free shuttle work. the repairs should wrap up by 1:00 a.m. on tuesday. >>> it's 9:08 and 74 degrees outside. we're following new details in the gulf oil disaster. >>> plus, decision 2010. candidates for d.c. council chair debate. where t >>> crews removed the damage well head yesterday from the gulf. the million pound piece should reach the surface sometime today. it's a crucial investigation into the massive oil spill. the new one should be installed in the next few days. >>> leading candidates for the d.c. council are clashing over personal finances. the front-runner's financial trouble could undermine the city's credibility but brown says he's taken steps to clear up his debt. >> re
temperatures. >> reporter: you see the sunshine out there. we have a frontal system that could bring us, maybe, and we need it, a shower. take a look at radar to our west. a brief line of showers popping up over poardles of high -- portions of ohio. it may get windy and turn a lot cooler. it's eye very -- a very warm day today. take a look at the computer. we have for tomorrow, extreme fire danger. because of the winds expected tomorrow. a red flag warning for jersey areas. and for the rest of the entire state there, fire weather watch. be careful outside the next few days, until we get some rain, which doesn't look like we have a great chance of getting that rain over the next couple of days. very couple. with any cookouts, campfires expected. >>> bernadette in the outback with a look at the record we broke today. bernadette? >> reporter: we all know it's been a very warm summer. and that may actually be an understatement. but now it is officially the time with more 90-plus degree days than any other. we hit 91 degrees. that means it is the 55th time this year we've hit 90-plus days. previous
us more about their tour. g good morning, jamie. that's right. we caught up with the tour of duty this morning. they ran just past us headed wards washington, d.c. the first responders took to the road early august from california just to commemorate september 11 and those who lost their lives. you can see the video here. they had an escort which is great for safety. firefighters have come from all over the world. even as far as australia just to participate in this lune. the team hopes arrive in new york city on saturday for the 9th anniversary of the september 11 attack. the team is broken up into three groups. each group runs for six hours and then they recover for 12 hours and again, you can see the team, two of them running side by side on their way into dc and it's all in an effort to honor their fellow brothers and sisters who lost their lives on september 11. now it's important to note that the team is also raising money for a variety of charities as well. in the studio, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> 6:34. listen. are you feeling down? perhaps a hug can pick you up. >>
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with a woman, and the car is using a donut spare tire as one of its wheels. police are asking if you have information to call 9/1. >> a new trial starts this week for the state's revised cang statute. duwan marshall. the judge heard juror's testimony that included alleged misconduct after a jury used the internet to search the suspect's prior criminal record. >> a sheriff's report this weekend for family members of murder victims. to recognize the impact on the victim's -- victims' families. they heard from people that had losses themselves. >> the purpose of this is so we can get healing to our city and also to let our city government know that something needs to be done about the murders on the street to keep the streets safer for our children. >> street -- there was counseling for those who were interested. >> the ninth anniversary of the -- of 9/11. here's 11 news reporter france france -- michelle franzen. >> family and survivors gathered in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. they read names of each one lost. and at times the public ceremony included personal and emotional tribute
campus where are %-keith, what can you tell us..3 >>well, jjff, county police and a warning tonight after the attacks, on seven students. puck ket it rrally hit close to home. the latest off campus assault and robbery, of the university of maryland student. the police say the victim was walking alone, on harwiik road and princeton avenue when four ú%spects beat and robbed him. it happened at about 2:00 sunday on frazier and puck ket's block. >> f course it is frighteningg to know that these things are happening right where we walk -very day. >> a lost times ou don't thiik it could happen to you. but it can.3 youuknoww it could be your friend or neighbor. especially if it is goiig on on your road.3 so it is definitely scaree >> that robbery ollows two other recent attacks. including an august 29th robbery, in which five suspects approached three students, waiting at the universitt shuttle stop outside of the ú%iversity club apartments, on vernon houue road. two of the students ran away. but the other, was grabbed, assaulted, and robbed. >> it is frustrating. very frustrating. because
. tracy wilkins joins us on this beautiful day. >> reporter: perfect day. and it's such a perfect day. we've got blue skies. eve got the clouds above us moving at just the right speed so we know there's no rain coming today. look at all the people behind us, hundreds of people who have lined up here for this labor di parade. folks who have been hanging out all weekend long. i'm telling you the word for today is fun. why not a little catch before the parade begins? the music to the parade with itself, like taking a trip back in time. >> it is small town. we have a lot of politicians that come for this and i'm sure there's going to be a lot this year since it's an election year. >> reporter: for years the green belt labor day weekend has been nonstop family fun. >> it's a great place to be. greatest place in the state of maryland to be. you see people you haven't seen in years. the weather is great. >> we come here every year. this year my daughter competed in the miss green belt pageant. we're here to support her. >> beyond the beauty contests, carnival rides and weekend-long activities, i
it is planning new cars for the u.s. and will have to triple sales here. >>> a new restaurant is coming to dc and if you don't like hot dogs this probably won't be the place for you. it is a 20-feet hot dog house and it will feature regional concept like the cincinnatety chili dog. it opens next week near captiol hill. >> sounds like the perfect place for us. >> we are pro hot dog here at 9 news now. >>> coming up we will lack at major stories making news and include ways to save some money. >> looking forward to it. thank you, jess. >>> the jetblue flight attendant who made national headlines last monday will not get his job back. you remember the angry employee that told off passengers, grabbed a beer and went down an emergency chute. the airline said that slater was not fired. that he reseened. slater is charged with criminal mischief and is going to court tomorrow. still to come, president obama focuses on the economy. he's hitting the road with a message and in four minutes our hero central report. meet a group from prince william county helping people down on their luck get a second cha
to the u.s. combat in iraq officials today. obama was quick to point out that this was not a victory speech. >> the president's speech from the oval office last about 15 minutes. thousands watch as he made the monumental announcement, including those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the years since the war began. >> operation iraqi freedom is over. >> as the president made the formal announcement, hundreds of hundreds -- hundreds of thousands of homeless and intently, including rosemarie in baltimore. >> i will probably cry tonight. they will be tears of joy and tears of sadness. >> her son was killed october 15, 2005. he had been there for two months when his hummer was hit by an 18-wheeler and exploded. >> i do not want any parent or any family to have to endure the hurt that i have. it is like it happened yesterday. >> the president focused great deal on what still needs to be done in iraq and afghanistan. 50,000 troops will stay in iraq until the end of 2011. >> advising and assisting the iraqi security forces, supporting iraqi troops in counter-terrorism missions. >> rose marie said
to know i'm getting the best bang for my buck. use your giant card and earn one gas rewards point for every dollar you spend. every 100 points means another 10 cents off per gallon at shell. this week, buy any four of these lunchtime necessities and earn an extra 100 points on top of what you're already earning. i rely on the card for both the groceries and for the gas rewards program. it saves me a lot of money, and that works for me. check this week's circular and earn gas rewards. only with your giant card. >>> welcome back. the roads are looking good. no problems making your way bowie toe beltway. angie? >> thank you, kris. the time is 4:40. time for the first "living $mart" report of the morning. jessica doyle is here with the headlines. >>> wall street kicked off september with a bang and investors are hoping to keep the rally going when they get back to business tomorrow. stocks surged on the latest jobs report that showed even though the unemployment rate was 9.6%, private companies are hiring again. now, the dow is standing right now at 10447 after adding 127 points in tr
to be for legitimate business but was being used to promote prostitution. a young woman says she was sold for sex on craigslist ads. >> a typical ad would say "sexy teen girls, if you want to have some fun, i appreciate 150 roses per hour." >> reporter: other encounters were more violent. craig markov the crazy list killer was accused of murdering a masseuse that was advertising on the web site. and robbing two other women that posted craigslist ads. craigslist took down its adult services section without comment. in the past they have said what was posted there was no worse than what you could find in the back of an alternative weekly newspaper. aaron katersky, abc 2 news, new york. >>> now for a look at tonight's top stories, a man is in critical condition tonight after authorities say he was shot twice in the chest by police. they say the man attacked one of their officers and, at one pointsh reached for the officer's gun. that's when the second officer pulled up and shot the suspect. he is in critical but stable condition as the police continue their investigation. >> a serie
like i keep myself safe and the university helps us out by giving us alerts and things like that. >> it is frightening to know that if i come and visit, you know, those things may be going on and that's kind of frightening as a young female. >> the police department does its best and i know umd police can does its best but it will still happen people need to be vigilant an be aware of their surroundings. even if you are intoxicated you are you have to be aware that something like that can happen to you. >> the latest robbery is after a similar incident on august 27th when three students were robbed as they got in to a car. one was assaulted at an off campus bus stop. >>> after the first month trapped underground we have a better idea when the miners in chile will be recaused. >>> and seven people are recovering after spending a day floating in the atlantic ocean before their rescuers arrived. >>> an a key piece of the puzzle to solving what happened in the gulf of mexico oil rig explosion has been brought to the surface. stay with there's something you never hear vince gray talk
that honors the families of fallen men and women who died on 9/11. >> you can track the group's progress using gps. go to wjz.com for the latest. >>> the ravens regular season is under way. some of the purple birds biggest fans turn out at bells point before 6:00 a.m. on the holiday to prove it and with a strong preseason, some fans are talking super bowl already. don't forget you can see the ravens kick off this season next month against the new york jets. catch all the action right here, beginning with the pregame show at 6:30. we will gladly move out of the way for that to happen at 6:30. >> one week from tonight. plane down over vegas, coming up next, how a small plane wound up in a residential street just streets down from the vegas strip. >>> like everybody else, maryland state fair officials have been sweating it out. i'm pat warren, coming up on eyewitness news. they're hoping that cooler temperatures and beiber fever will help balance things out. >>> i'm bob turk, i'll have your complete warning forecast coming up next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbread
. police say a man fired one shot at has ex-girlfriend, using a high-powered rifle. it happened near tilden middle, which were both locked down for three hours. the lockdown was lifted this afternoon. and students were sent home with a heavy police presence. the intended victim was not struck by the gunfire. denise? >> thank you, kai. a short time ago, the suspect turned himself in to police without incident. >>> a somber start to the new year at loyola university here in baltimore. a 20-year-old senior is found dead inside his dorm room. wjz is live near the campus now. weijia jiang has more on how students are coping with this sudden loss. weijia? >> reporter: vic, at this very moment, hundreds of students are at a memorial to remember a young man who was well-known, well-liked and less than a year from gradualitying -- graduating. >> reporter: on the first day of classes, an almost tangible sadness surrounds campus. the community is dealing with the sudden passing of 20-year- old evan gerardi. he was found in his dorm room, unresponsive, and without vital signs. just hours later, hundred
. the clouds, because of the cold front, it's not going to give us rain, but it's going to deliver us a beautiful week's end and weekend. were any small animals killed in the making of that hat? >> just my napoleon complex coming in. >> i thought you were coming your hair different. >> i wish! >> are you getting in on the ramparts? >> yes, we are. >> >> or, the ram parts we watched. >> and bombs are bursting in air. parades, fireworks and more at fort mchenry as we mark defender's day. we'll tell you more when the eyewitness news morning edition rolls on. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbreads. all out awesome combinations of juicy, grilled chicken topped with roasted garlic aioli and a natural four-cheese blend. mcdonald's chicken flatbreads. the simple joy of new discoveries. ♪ >>> if it's felt like a hot, dry summer, it has been. of course, yesterday, we set the record. hottest summer in the history of baltimore since creation. i'll sit down and crunch the numbers for you. it will take me a day to do this. i bet you, 50% of days over 90, 27% of the day
to under 50 points. the nasdaq gained 62. u.s. auto sales are no longer you're helping to lead an economic recovery and it is not just the big bands of taking a hit. will general motors all sales fall 7%, ford, 5%, subaru salt -- saw sales fall more than 7%. economic fears are also forcing car manufacturers to hold back incentives, which also drives potential customers away. there is a bit of good economic news locally him. maryland gained about 46,000 jobs from june to july. the report also alludes to a potential jump in the nation's unemployment rate to somewhere above 95%. maryland's rate still remains well below that figure. as we first reported earlier this month, the state is dealing with a pretty large surplus tonight to the tune of about -- the bulk of that comes from tax revenue. the surplus will be dumped into the rainy day fund and the baltimore business journal breaks down the numbers even further. we have a link to the story on wbaltv.com. parents, new research may have you thinking twice before cutting down on your kids for sleeping too much. we will explain. we'll tell you h
's discretionary income maybe not quite where it used to be. but then some people stay closer to home than going away for their vacation. so i think it all evens out. >>> and at the end of the day, everybody is a little tuckered out. certainly a sign of a good time. >> reporter: the 11-day run ends tonight. officials are hoping attendance will top 400,000. reporting live from timonium, at the maryland state grounds, i'm pat warren. back to you, vic. >> looks like she even had fun out there today. >> yeah. who would not. >>> still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. >>> it wasn't a big deal. i could feel it. i don't know why. >>> wild kingdom. a boy attacked by a sea lion at the zoo. what he thinks set the animal off. >>> what caused the gulf oil disaster. >>> i'm ron matz in fells point. and ravens fans are revved up. the start of a new season just seven days away. the story coming up right here on wjz. >>> and will this beautiful weather continue the rest of the week? don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tell could have been the key to what c
to e muscular dystrophy. >> i like coming to wwrk especially this week. everybody greets us warmly with a smile and thanks for what you're doing out there. >> last year thh ccty and counny %-$188,000.ments raised ú%th those of other viewers like you helped to make this year mda jerry lewis telethon a big success. >> people in the baltimore regionnhelped raise more than a million dollars for jerry's kids ooer the labor day holidaa. nationally the telethon brought in nearll $59 million that s slightly less than the $60 million americans donated last year and the recood $655million in contributions that were made in 2008. lewis says he is impressed by the nntion's ability to give even when people are struggling financially. >>> coming up on in the earry edition.3 the city spends tees of thousands f dollars each month to lease one building. >> it's been a great deal for whoever is getting he lease ppymentssbut not so much for taxpayers. >>> the other thing that baltimore has to pay for that expensive. >>> a stunning day on the bay. %-it ill make for a warm one. we have breezy cond
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